Andrew’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College in NYC, and a master’s degree in Global Studies from The University of Denver. Working for over 20 years in the landscape design and construction industry, he understands the importance of construction and development for economic growth. Enforcement of International Building Code, and the municipal regulatory review process, is important for public safety and protections. The regulatory review process should be streamlined and made more efficient, allowing the private sector to flourish and innovate. As Principal and Owner of Service First Permits, Mr. Fairbairn has had the opportunity to represent private sector companies through the submittal of construction project proposals, improving the dialogue between the public and private sectors.